Eye Test at work Service Rating
5/5

Home Visit opticians 5 STAR SERVICE RATING 2019

We are dedicated to providing Essex with Expert Eye Care

We can provide 100% quality & care of duty at all times.

Employee Eye Tests & Safety prescription glasses

Areas we service mobile eye care within Essex, UK: Saffron Walden, Braintree, colchester, Harwich, clacton on Sea, Walton-on-naze, Harlow, Witham, Chelmsford, Billericay, Brentwood, Basildon, Grays, Southend-on-sea & Stansted.

Mobile Opticians Services to your employees & Staff

How does it work?

Step 1 - Booking your home visit

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Fill out the simple appointment form on the right of this page, well contact you either by email or telephone to confirm your booking and ask for your home address. 

Alternatively you can give us a call to find book your home visit appointment on 01268 777729.

step 2 - your eye test at home

COMPLETE EYE CARE ON SITE

Your home eye test will last for around 40 minutes. Once your prescription has been determined, we’re able to offer tailor made solutions. 

The client’s home is easily transformed into a consulting room, allowing our visiting Optometrist to perform a full and comprehensive eye test at home.

SERVICES

step 3 - eye tests for employees

Get your Employee Eye Test started today

Offering a fully independent on site Mobile Opticians to businesses across Essex to Rayleigh, Southend, Basildon, Chelmsford, Canvey Island, Colchester, Harlow & Brentwood. Providing you with the full service that would usually be provided away from your business at an highstreet opticians.

Employee Eye Tests Frequently Asked Questions

Get in touch today with your local family run home visit opticians experts. we have adapted our business to our main speciality which is care homes and dealing with the elderly. 

Increasingly, employers are realising that looking after their employees’ health brings huge benefits to their business.

 Templeman Opticians corporate eye care programme will help your team members to maintain good eye health and offer them the peace of mind that long term eye care brings.

For employees who are working regularly with display screen equipment and who require a prescription for this type of work, Templemansoffer glasses which will meet basic health and safety standards from just £49 per pair.

We understand that every organisation has different employee eye care requirements – that’s why we give our corporate clients the freedom to select the specific parts of our service that they need. Choose from our list of features, including on-site eye testing, free or subsidised VDU use spectacles and exclusive discounts.

Our Corporate Team will be happy to talk you through the best options for your business and for your employees. Feel free to contact us by email or phone.

We can visit your offices to conduct 20 minute eye assessments during the working day, so that your employees needn’t take time off for external tests. We’ll also bring a range of frames with us, to allow your employees to choose their favourites and we’ll have a glasses MOT and repair service for their existing glasses.

 Our single vision VDU glasses start at £49, and in addition we can provide bifocal and multifocal lenses if required. We can also help with prescription safety glasses – just get in touch.

Employers whose workers use screens regularly (daily, for continuous periods of an hour or more) need to comply with the Display Screen Regulations 1992, and fund an eye examination and basic spectacles, if used for specifically for DSE use.

 

Safety Prescription Glasses to help you meet duty care employees should provide safety eyewear in any working environment deemed dangerous to an employee’s eyes.

Lastly we are able to provide safety prescription glasses to businesses that are involved in engineering / construction / medical and all other industries. 

£25 per eye test on site to your workplace on our mobile vision centre.

Our clients range from Aviation companies, to large Nursing Care Homes and some small local businesses who are  all striving to receive on site eye care. We travel to you its really that simple, there is no other opticians that can offer you this mobile eye test service

Visual Display Unit Employees who regularly use a VDU as part of their work are entitled to have regular eye examinations paid for by their employer under European Health and Safety Law.

The Vision Centre offers you not only great value due to its low running costs, but a flexible approach to modern optics, ensuring a reliable service to companies. By taking advantage of our corporate eye care, you will be fulfilling your duty of care – hassle free.

To even Drivers who need glasses when driving, which we offer great Driver Eye Care Deals.

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Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in-store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.


In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability


What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?


There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. 


Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.


Who qualifies for a free home eye test?


Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevent you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye tests by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. 


See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)


*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment, and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Our team of specialist mobile opticians can come to those who can’t visit us in store unaccompanied due to a physical or mental illness or disability.

In order to be eligible for a home visit, you or someone you know might:

  • have a condition that stops you from leaving your home unaccompanied due to poor health, or

  • be living with a diagnosed mental health condition that prevents you from leaving your home without the assistance of another person, or

  • be housebound or bedbound due to a physical disability

What do we mean by a physical or mental illness?

There are many conditions and reasons why someone might not able to leave their home unaccompanied. It’s best to talk to us about your situation so we can determine if you do meet the criteria, but to try and help make it a little clearer, here are a few examples. Conditions may include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Dementia
  • Severe arthritis
  • A diagnosed mental illness
  • A condition that affects your mobility
  • A condition that affects your short term memory
  • An illness that requires constant medication (for example, oxygen)
  • A temporary medical reason prohibiting you from leaving your home (such as vertigo)
  • A temporary illness that prevents a person from leaving the home unaccompanied
  • A medical professional has advised you not to leave home without help

Whatever the reason is, if you or someone you know can’t leave the home without the assistance of another person, then get in touch to find out if you’re eligible to have a home eye test.

Who qualifies for a free home eye test?

Those who have a physical or mental illness which prevents you from leaving your home unaccompanied.

Those who are eligible for free NHS-funded eye test by checking the criteria below.

The majority of our customers qualify for a free NHS-funded eye test. See if you do by checking if you meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Aged 60 or over
  • Registered as partially sighted or blind
  • Diagnosed with diabetes or glaucoma
  • Considered to be at risk of glaucoma, as advised by an optician
  • Aged 40 or over and have a family member diagnosed with glaucoma, or have a family history of glaucoma
  • Receiving benefit*
  • Entitled to, or named on, a valid NHS tax credit exemption certificate
  • Named on a valid NHS HC2 certificate (full help). Those named on an NHS HC3 certificate (partial help) may also get help with the cost of a private eye test
  • Eligible for an NHS Complex Lens Voucher (your optician will advise on the entitlement)

*You’re also entitled if you or your partner (including civil partner) receive, or you’re under the age of 20 and the dependant of someone receiving: Income Support, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.

Who does not qualify for our home visit service?

No matter what condition you have, if you are physically able to leave your home on your own without needing help or assistance of another person, you will not qualify for a free NHS-funded home eye test.

We are also unable to visit patients in hospital.